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a significant improvement over a six-week trial. >>> hillary clinton will be sitting down with president obama today for their first ever joint interview, which is scheduled to air on sunday. who would have thought that four years ago. they have been four successful years for her. now she's getting ready to step down as secretary of state. >> we're all getting a little emotional and sentimental around here with about a little over a week to go in my tenure. >> secretary clinton made those remarks during the launch of a non-profit organization yesterday capping off a busy but contentious week. you couldn't help but notice during her grueling day of questions on capitol hill wednesday how savvy she was, deferential to some senators, combative with others, perhaps with an eye on 2016. joining me now is white house managing editor for "national journal," matthew cooper. good to see you. good morning. >> thanks, chris. >> first, let me ask you about the clinton/obama "60 minutes" interview. it will be not only the first joint interview but the first sit-down tv interview the president has given wit
of state? president obama thinks the first option is what people think. >> i think hillary will go down as one of the finest secretaries of states we've had. >> not everyone agrees. a former official tells the los angeles times, it's tough to see what has happened in world politics over the last four years that wouldn't have happened without her, so it's hard to see how she gets into the category of truly great, transformational secretaries. and all of the pete who were critical spoke as unnamed former officials. people who were complementary were willing to go by name. peter brooks, assistant secretary of defense in the bush administration, ann marie slaughter worked for secretary clinton. great to have both of you. peter, what do you think? we saw this article today in the "los angeles times." i have not seen many articles questioning at all the tenure of secretary clinton. this was the first. >> i'm not a diplomatic historian, but i think some of the fawning has been over the top. we saw this at her hearing over benghazi. we saw this, you know, i think, when she also introduced john
are covering the interview that has everybody talking. president obama's joint sit-down with outgoing secretary of state hillary clinton. was it his official nod for her potential 2016 run? >> there's no political tea leaves to be read here? >> we don't have any tea. we've got some water here, the best i can tell. but, you know, this has been just the most extraordinary honor. >> is this payback for, let's say, bill clinton? doing such a great job for the obama campaign? >> it would have covered up the awkward fact that they're setting her up for, you know, a presidential run if they broke some news. >> i love joe biden. i think he's earned a shot at it. but if hillary clinton wants to run how do you stand in the way of history? >> joining me now is msnbc and nbc latino contributor, victoria soto. fellow at the university of texas. great to have you here in person. let's jump in to explain to everybody the bipartisan framework. there are eight different sections. let's go over the first four. contingent on securing border and combatting visa oversay, increase surveillance equipment and agents a
voted for barack obama twice. in the process, powell has been very critical of the republican party as it stands today. he has also made some comments about race and the g.o.p. >> they still sort of look down on minorities. how can i evidence that? when i see a former governor say that the president is shucking and jiving, that's a racial era slave term. >> bill: general powell referring to sarah palin who used that term cite sizing president obama for not being forth coming about the libyan disaster. now, having known general powell for a while, i wanted to understand why his politics have changed. he is a well-respected man in america and the why of the story is very important. so, last night the general and i finally commiserated. >> so, general, i would like you to be very specific and i would like you to be very brutal tonight about the republican party. what is it that you object to mostly that caused you to vote for president obama twice? >> i voted for the president twice because first and foremost i didn't think that the economic plans put forward by the campaign in 2008 or
. >>steve: last night barack obama sat down with hillary rodham clinton whose official last day as secretary of state is this friday. why exactly did they sit down? the interview was awkward. they were giddy saying goodbye. and right at the top steve kroft said they only gave us 30 minutes which means there's not going to be real news, which there wasn't. >>brian: i think for some reason they didn't dig into anything at all. i would like to know did she pass out and hit her head? was she pushed? how did she hit her head and get a concussion? >>steve: several ways. she said -- quote -- "i still have lingering effects from falling on my head." >>brian: there was no follow-up. >>steve: you're right. >>gretchen: she was injured. she had a concussion. >>steve: that is one of the questions i have. how did you fall on your head? >>gretchen: she passed out i think is the story. to me, 30 minutes is plenty of time -- well, plenty of time to make news in 30 minutes. for me, this was more, the first thing that came to my mind when i saw the two of them together is barack obama is going to endorse hilla
-five year old while male born in texas that believes that president obama will probably go down as one of the greatest presidents ever, so we do exist down here. >> stephanie: hello. >> caller: and my question is then i'll hang up and let y'all kick it around. if hilary does decide to run in 2016, do you think this benghazi mess will keep her from getting elected? >> stephanie: no. there you go. oh you'll take your answer off air. no, i think it's a completely manufactured -- >> four years from now this is -- >> stephanie: yeah. that was a bit of an ass whooping. as rude pundit said she was wiping bits of ass off of her shoes. hi, carol you are on the "stephanie miller show." >> caller: hi, stephanie. i watch your show every day, and i have just heard the worst thing i have ever heard on the political media circuit. stewart barney has a priest on fox news and he announced that americans are going down the road to paganism. we're not religious anymore. and i'm offended. i'm religious. it seems like if you are not a vulnerable corruptible mega church member you are a
't worked. income, black income $32,000 compared to white 55,000. gone down under president obama. hasn't worked. so, you basically said to yourself i'm still going to support the guy even though his economic policies haven't worked for african-americans and pretty much anyone else. >> well, you have only seen me as an african-american, bill, that troubles me. i'm an american. >> bill: ill know that you cited that in some of your criticisms. you said and correct me if i am wrong, that the disengagement of the republican party from the minority community, blacks and hispanics troubled you. >> the economic situation in the country has improved but not enough. >> bill: not for african-americans. not for minorities. >> i'm not speaking as an african-american. i will come to the minority part of my criticism in a moment. but, we have seen a doubling of the stock market, the financial system has stabilized. the economy is starting to improve. i want to see it improve even faster. and in a broader sense, so that those who are at the lower end of the economic scale, including african-americans,
obama and hillary clinton gave a joint interview. it was their idea. they sat down with steve kroft. steve kroft thinks he knows why he was chosen. >>steve: steve kroft sat down with pierce morgan. he said he was absolutely flabbergasted when he discovered the white house wanted him to be the interviewer. he was asked why does obama keep sitting in the chair opposite you? he said we're fair, we do great editing and we're not going to play gotcha, we're not going to go out of our way to make him look stupid, and he knows that. >>gretchen: brit hume on special report last night put his thoughts into perspective. >> you didn't hear it on "60 minutes" but president obama is unhappy with the press. in a second weekend interview with the new republic he grumbled about fox news and rush limbaugh. president obama also complained a reporter generally treats the republicans and democrats as equivalent balancing the views of one side with the other. they fail to note one side -- his -- is trying to do what's right and -- quote -- "we haven't seen that kind of attitude on the other side." never
the moment they sat down to talk with cbs' news "60 minutes," president obama and secretary clinton, seem like they've been the best of friends for decades. >> i just wanted to have a chance to publicly say thank you because i think hillary will go down as one of the finest secretary of states we had. i'm going to miss her. wish he was sticking around. hillary's been one of the most important advisers i've had on a whole range of issues. >> reporter: how did they heal the wounds from their intense rivalry? during that highly contentious 2008 primary fight. >> i can't tell who i'm running against. >> we're just getting warmed up. >> ancient history because of the people we are. also, we're professionals. >> reporter: the interview will clearly leave many wondering, was this the endorsement of a 2016 presidential run? >> i don't think either he or i can make predictions about what's going to happen tomorrow or the next year. >> clearly, the door is open for her. she's leaving the scene. she's not leaving politics. >> reporter: at least clinton's health doesn't seem to be a factor. announcin
that doesn't put border security first. let's go to carl cameron in washington. how do you break this down? is there a big difference from what you heard from president obama, compared to the bipartisan commission of eight senators yesterday? we heard a lot more from the so-called gang of eight. they got more granular. what we heard from the president was a campaign rally. he is going to head out on the campaign trail and push his agenda items with campaign-style peaches of that nature. you could hear the crowd getting wooped up with campaign-style rhetoric to advance this. it's generalities and we haven't seen the details. what is noting is that the president has changed his language. in the past when he has been talking about comprehensive immigration reform, he has talked about the desire as an end game to get those here now illegally, quote, legal status. now he is saying this is a path not to legal status, but a path to citizenship. that's much more aggressive. the time table he is likely to propose is a slightly faster path to citizensship than what the commission has put forward. ha
. we're keeping them honest. they weren't such good pals. hillary clinton, president obama cap off a run as secretary of state on a sit-down interview on "60 minutes." >>> he was an inspiration to photo journalists around the world. tim heathering ton died doing what he does best, what happened in the midst of world. libya, 40 years old, he was a friend to this program. i'll speak to his close friend and colleague sebastian younger who put together an amazing documentary celebrating his life. that and more at the top of the hour. >>> our fifth story "outfront," changing the rules of the game. republicans in a number of states that president obama won in november want to change the way electoral votes in their states are distributed. currently all states except nebraska and maine award all electoral votes to one candidate. states like virginia, michigan, pennsylvania, and ohio are looking to award electoral vote busy congressional district. and that would give the gop a huge advantage in some crucial swing states. john king is "outfront" with all these changes could have affected th
's last day as secretary of state. but after watching the "60 minutes" interview with president obama and secretary clinton, it seemed rather clear we've not seen the last of her. from the moment they sat down to talk with cbs news' "60 minutes," president obama and secretary clinton, seemed like they had been the best of friends for decades. >> i just wanted to have a chance to publicly say thank you because i think hillary will go down as one of the finest secretary of states we have had. i'm going to miss her. wish she was sticking around. hillary's been one of the most important advisers that i've had on a whole range of issues. >> reporter: so, how did they heal the wounds from their intense rivalry? during that highly contentious 2008 primary fight. >> i can't tell who i'm running against. >> well, we're just getting warmed up. it's ancient history because of the people we all are. also, we're professionals. >> reporter: the interview will clearly leave many wondering, was this an endorsement of a 2016 presidential run? >> i don't think either he or i can make predictions about
] one pill each morning. 24 hours. zero hearurn. jon: president obama and secretary of state hillary clinton sitting down together for a joint television interview. did you catch it? the formal rivals sharing the screen and laughs on 60 minutes last night. the interview left a lot of viewers wondering where were the tough questions about global hot spots and our foreign policies. let's talk about it with jim pinkerton a contributing editor and writer for the american conservative magazine. alan colmes host of the alan colmes radio show and author of thank the liberals for saving america. welcome to both of you. steve croft said it in the intro he said we barely had enough time to scratch the surface of their complicated relationship. jim, assess what scratching they did? >> no scratching whatsoever, that is for sure. every journalist has to make a choice. if you want the interview you sometimes have to take the terms that the interviewee wants whether the termser explicit or implicit. when oprah winfrey be began to interview lance armstrong. was tough question, tough question, tough
. president obama has funded a program. i was fortunate enough to apply it and won a lot of awards and the state, so i have been turned down for other programs and they finally accepted me in this program. it has been a tremendous blessing for me. when it comes to the work, i worked nonstop. there are too many cases, too much stuff going on. you just cannot do it in 40 hours. >> final dawn porter comment , -- final comment around the issue of racial prejudice, dawn what's most prisoners, most people arrested our young minority people. we're creating a permanent underclass. if you do not have been zealous representation or people like travis and brandy who come from these neighborhoods, who see their clients as people and not statistics or numbers, who care about their lives, we're going to keep funneling and losing a lot of talent. >> thank you both for being here, travis williams, public defender in georgia, and dawn porter, a lawyer turned filmmaker, director of the hbo documentary, "gideon's army closed with a premiered at this year's sundance film festival, and i hope coming to
important background checks are to keep guns out of the wrong hands. >>> president obama and secretary of state hillary clinton are parting ways. clinton is leaving her job at the state department next week. they sat down together for an interview with "60 minutes." and we'll have some of that for you in 30 minutes. >>> for much of the country this morning, it is cold. the national weather service is warning of bitterly cold conditions. this weekend across much of the northeast, the mid-atlantic, and the midwest, several inches of snow fell yesterday on parts of the ohio valley, then pushed through to the east coast. the system brought an arctic blast that forecasters say could be deadly. warming centers are open now in pennsylvania, new york, and new jersey. some superstorm sandy victims there still, believe it or not, don't have basic utilities to keep warm. and the tennessee valley and the carolinas are also on ice. freezing rain is blamed for more than 200 wrecks around charlotte and the airport there had to cancel 100 flights. here's how you can tell it's really, really cold. a po
of president obama's gun package, but you say it all comes down to people's behavior. what do you mean? >> effective gun control has many facets to it. assault weapons ban is an element, significant symbolism. but the reality is you want to control behavior. the behavior of people. and that's what we did in the '90s here in new york. that's what i did in los angeles for seven years. crime is caused by people. you focus on their behavior and one of the behavioral changes is insuring that everybody that wants to buy a firearm has to basically submit to an i.d. check. that's form of behavior control. a lot of laws, a lot of tools are necessary, but effectively what you're doing is trying to control behavior. >> gretchen: you say that supersedes legislation. i just want to show some crime stats from new york when you were in charge here in the '90s. so murders fell 70%, car theft down 61. robbery down 55%. burglary down 53%. what did you do significantly about behavior? >> we had a very assertive police force, a very large police force. did the same thing in los angeles with a small police
that the university of chicago wants to buy that house, tear it down, and put up a parking lot. a parking lot -- a parking lot perhaps -- how ironic is this -- for the barack obama presidential library. >>brian: i blame the city of chicago. they should have made this a landmark. >>gretchen: they claim it is not a landmark, although they have delayed this process now a couple of times. the ronald reagan childhood home has survived now since december. they got a stay, so to speak, in january. it's still not exactly clear what is going to happen here, although the bulldozers are sitting nearby ready to go. what do you think about this story? should that happen or should it become a landmark? >>brian: or should the president say, listen, if my library, if i have to steam roll ronald reagan's house to build a library, i shouldn't have a library. maybe the president should decide. >>steve: it's not even a done deal yet. he hasn't picked a selection site, and the university of chicago is simply lobbying for it. e-mail us at friends at fox news. >>gretchen: how is this for a good use of your money? t
himself for the obama administration. i know he is going to be going into the administration for some type of position. he is not a bad man. he did come down here to promote the south coast rail system, which we have been waiting for for 40 years. all liberal issues he is just a little bit too lenient. we have so much waste in government. i would like to see someone conservative in the governorship to weed out all this fraud. we go to work hard every day and we shake our heads when we come home every night. host: let's take a listen to one of the republican governors in the country who has become a leading voice in gop issues. this is chris christie in his state of the state address. he starts by talking about hurricanes in the budde goes from there. >> there is plenty of evidence that new jersey has not let's stop our turnaround. and i'm unemployment is coming down -- unemployment is coming down. 2011 was our best private sector job growth in 20 years. personal income set a record high in new jersey for the seventh quarter in a row. income tax receipts -- sales of new homes are up. consum
issue that will see some action even before gun control out of the congress this year. president obama's also going to be talking about that tomorrow. and on the international scene, very, very incredibly trallingtic news out of brazil where a blaze in a nightclub down there eerily reminiscent of the nightclub fire up in rhode island. what was that? just south of providence road eye island that was caused by pyrotechnics, fireworks inside of a building that the band had set off. the same thing happened in this not club in brazil. about 230 lost their lives the latest report on that. a whole lot more. we are coming to you live on your local progressive talk radio station on siriusx xm this hour only and on current tv. good to have you with us. we invite you to join the conversation any time either by phone, 866-55-press, or on twitter. follow us on getter and talk to us on twitter @bpshow or at facebook.com/billpress facebook.com/billpressshow, whatever portal, we love to hear from you and make you a part of the program. and you will join team press here
>>> this morning on "world news now," presidential praise. barack obama and hillary clinton were once political rivals. >> this morning as secretary of state clinton gets ready to leave the white house, she may be stepping down with what sounds like a presidential endorsement. it's monday, january 28th. >> from abc news, this is "world news now." >> good morning. i'm sunny hostin. >> happy monday, everybody. i'm rob nelson. we'll get to our top political headlines in just a second, including a bipartisan deal on one of the president's pet projects. could be some major headway being made on immigration reform, which was a big focus of president obama's inaugural address. kind of a failed promise from his first term, but gaining steam in the second. >>> also this morning, tragedy in south america. the nightclub fire that has stunned the world. what investigators are learning this morning as brazil gets ready to bury more than 200 victims and still counting. >> terrible tragedy there. >>> and the nasty winter weather system that couldn't come at a worse time. snow and ice hit the mi
obama here together, and you interview them. >> that would be awesome. >> and see how that works out. that's what i want to see. >> on it, done. write that down. on it. charles, what have you got? >> i can't wait until we can line up the gang of eight's immigration plan against the president's plan. this is an issue we have to deal with. it's all in the details. it's not really the big ticket items, it is the down ticket items. >> the big ticket items actually haven't changed from generations ago. >> everybody has to register, but they can't work until they've paid all the fines. >> details, details. >> all that stuff is where it really works out. >> the president has said, as a father, he wouldn't let his children, if he had boys, play football. >> i have two boys, and i have the same debate. i grew up in football culture, friday night lights, small town texas, and i don't know if i'd let my boys play football. >> i've had that discussion with 15 friends of mine about their own sons. >> i just say no. i have two boys. they want to play. i'd say no. >> i have two boys, three fracture
, unfortunately, under president obama's presidency. does it concern you, chief, that federal prosecutions per month in 2011 compared to those in 2010, the number of filings went down 7.9% and were down 28.8% from 2006 in federal court. does that concern you? >> i can tell you that in the baltimore police department -- >> i'm asking if those numbers concern you. >> no, because you are not including local prosecutions. i cannot stand here and tell you of a single case in baltimore county where a gun was involved that was not prosecuted. >> are we trying to pass a state or federal law today? it is a federal law we are trying to enforce. and with regard to the crimes of carrying a court -- a firearm during the violence or drug trafficking offense, those prosecutions declined. i would say that, first, we need to make sure we are doing our job. i would also note that although crime is a very important matter, we should never lose our emphasis on bringing down crime. the murder rate in america today is half what it was in 1993. we have made progress on that. and we can continue to drive those number
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